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António Campos

António Campos (1922-1999) authored more than forty shorts and only five features (of which, only the very last, “Terra Fria”, was shot on 35mm). Born in a provincial town, Campos saw himself as an outsider and many of his films were indeed made and first shown in amateur and non-professional circles. However, his work was …

Isabelle Solas

Isabelle Solas is a director and cameraman living in Bordeaux.Her first three medium-length documentaries explore the themes of disappearance and belonging to a real or fantasized territory. She also ventures into dance videos and music videos, and in parallel to the work of image and documentary cinema, she works in the field of live performance, …

Saliou Sarr

Senegalese artist Saliou Sarr is a bee full of action that draws from multiple universes, from theater to cinema through music. Author, composer and director, his work contributes to the universality of language, culture and representations. He cherishes traditions, while keeping an eye on the future. With him, we transcend unimaginable borders, grasping the full …

Yanis Gaye

Yanis Gaye is a French-Senegalese producer and cultural programmer. He is one of the co-founders and editorial and artistic director of Gorée Island Cinema, ensuring the development of many projects related to cinema (creative workshops, film production, cultural events…). He is also the director of the Goree Cinema Festival, created in 2015. In addition, in …

Saliou Sarr

Senegalese artist Saliou Sarr is a bee full of action that draws from multiple universes, from theater to cinema through music. Author, composer and director, his work contributes to the universality of language, culture and representations. He cherishes traditions, while keeping an eye on the future. With him, we transcend unimaginable borders, grasping the full …

Adnane Baraka

Adnane Baraka is a Moroccan independent filmmaker born in Marrakech. After studying at ESAV film school in Marrakech/Morocco, he graduated in directing in 2011. In 2010, he directed his first short documentary Talbanine about a remote and isolated school in the mountains. In 2019, he finished his first feature-length documentary APEX-Wandering stars, about three blind …

Marina Déak

Marina Déak studied philosophy, chinese, and political sciences. She did some film management, still photography on set, has been reading scripts all along (and sometimes cowrote some too), and has written and directed three shorts and three features : one fiction, two documentay. Through different means and stories, it’s all about desire (how it burns or …

Francisco Rodríguez Teare

Francisco Rodríguez Teare is a Chilean artist and filmmaker based in France with a moving image practice. Since 2015 he has been creating film and video works and exhibiting them internationally both in film festival circuits and contemporary art contexts. His work explores the flow of power within fluid global networks and territories, opacity of …

Guillermo Quintero

Guillermo Quintero is a documentary filmmaker, Latin American film programmer and former video reporter. For more than 3 years he covered news in France and Europe. For 10 years, he has been a member of the association Le Chien qui Aboie which promotes Colombian and Latin American cinema in France. He began his career as …

Shanelle Jewnarain

Shanelle Jewnarain studied video production at the Durban University of Technology and participated in numerous training initiatives including the Sediba Spark Screenwriting workshop and Produire au Sud scriptwriting workshop at Talent Campus Durban 2012. She took first and second place in the Durban Short Film Challenge at the Durban International Film Festival, and won first …

Régis Sauder

Régis Sauder was born in 1970 in the East of France. After studying neurosciences and initiating a career in scientific publications, he turned to documentary filmmaking and directed his first feature film, Children of the Princess of Cleves in 2011. Régis Sauder also works with theaters and museums for the creation of art installations.

Thomas Lacoste

Thomas Lacoste was born in 1972. Between 1999 and 2005, he created and directed the transdisciplinary festival of contemporary creations Rencontres Internationales de l’Ordinaire (RIO) in Bordeaux.In 2006, before the presidential campaign of 2007, he launched and animated L’Autre campagne, which led to a book of the same name.In 2007, he directed the documentaries Réfutations, …